The Acts and Monuments of John Foxe Volume 3, PT. 2

The Acts and Monuments of John Foxe Volume 3, PT. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...like as the the scripadversaries before did disturb the reading of the concordances, so hisepart. would not the fathers of the council now give place to the reading of J;TM1?TM" the protestation. Which when the bishop of Albenga did consider, thecoun he commanded the writing to be brought unto him for to read, and as he began to speak, suddenly Arelatensis rose up, with a great number of the fathers, to depart; which thing pleased the cardinal of Tarragona and Panormitane very well, for they hoped that they alone, with their adherents, should remain in the church. They exhorted Arelatensis to revoke the conclusion, and to make another. There was in the congregation, in his place, one George, the prothonotary of Bardaxina, sitting somewhat beneath his uncle, the cardinal of Tarragona; a man but young of age, but grave in wisdom, and noble in humanity, who, as soon as he saw the cardinal Arelatensis rise, determined also to depart, and when his uncle called him, commanding him to tarry, he said, " God forbid, father, that I should tarry in your conventicle, or do any thing contrary to the oath which I have taken." By which words he declared his excellent virtue and nobility, and admonished our men who remained, what course they ought to follow. His voice was the voice of the Holy Ghost, and How God no words can be conceived more in season. For if he had not spoken byor0 that word, the fathers of the council had, peradventure, departed, and siongone their way; and the others remaining in the church had made another conclusion, which they would have affirmed to ha ve been of force, because they would say the last conclusion was to be received. But many, being warned by the words of the prothonotary, and calling to remembrance the like...show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236544609
  • 9781236544605